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October 2008


(28 Oct)
OSU Extension tool aids farmers in budgeting farm enterprises
Purdue/Ohio State AgAnswers
(28 Oct)
Ohio C.O.R.N. Newsletter
The Ohio State Univ.
  • Making Fertilizer Comparisons Based Upon Price
  • Now is the Time to Control Winter Annual Weed Hosts of Soybean Cyst Nematode
  • 2008 Summary and Status of Western Bean Cutworm Trapping in Ohio
  • 2008 Summary and Status of First-Year Western Corn Rootworm
(27 Oct)
Iowa Integrated Crop Management Newsletter
Iowa State Univ.
  • Corn Quality Issues in 2008 - Moisture and Test Weight
  • Corn Quality Issues in 2008 – Field Molds
  • Corn Quality Issues in 2008 – Storage Management
(27 Oct)
Corn and Soybean Basis Strengthens
Darrel Good, Univ. of Illinois
(22 Oct)
Wet Grain a Surprise to Some Growers
Bob Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
(21 Oct)
Ohio C.O.R.N. Newsletter
The Ohio State Univ.
  • Still Thinking about Planting Wheat? Here are some Things to Consider
  • Grain Shrinkage in Corn
(21 Oct)
What's Cropping Up? PDF-formatted document
Cornell Univ (New York)
  • Proactive Agricultural and Environmental
    Management by New York Dairy Farmers
    Greatly Reduces Cropland P Balances
    How Were Balances Derived?
  • How Does Hybrid Relative Maturity Affect Corn Silage Yields
    and Moisture Levels in Central/Western New York?
  • Manure Use for Alfalfa-Grass Production
  • Common Lambsquarters Control in Glyphosate-Resistant Crops
(20 Oct)
Nebraska Crop Watch Newsletter
Univ. of Nebraska.
  • Monitor Stored Grain Condition; Retain the Value of Your Crop
  • Freeze Ends Crop Season in Western Nebraska; Eastern Areas Escape — For Now
  • Revitalizing Warm-Season Pastures
(20 Oct)
Iowa Integrated Crop Management Newsletter
Iowa State Univ.
  • Corn Disease Publication Now Available
  • Integrated Crop Management Conference and Agribusiness Expo set for Dec. 10-11
  • Crop Production and Outlook - the Demand side
  • Crop Production and Outlook
(16 Oct)
Economist has hope for corn and soybean producers
Purdue News
(16 Oct)
2009 Rental Decisions Given Volatile Commodity Prices and Higher Input Costs
Gary Schnitkey and Dale Lattz, Univ. of Illinois
(16 Oct)
Increased Probabilities of Crop Insurance Payments
Gary Schnitkey and Bruce Sherrick, Univ. of Illinois
(16 Oct)
Implications of Credit Market Problems for Crop Prices
Darrel Good and Scott Irwin, Univ. of Illinois
(16 Oct)
Financial Markets in Agriculture
Paul Ellinger and Bruce Sherrick, Univ. of Illinois
(16 Oct)
The Current Financial Crisis: How Did We Get Here?
Nick Paulson, Univ. of Illinois
(16 Oct)
Missouri Integrated Pest & Crop Management Newsletter PDF-formatted document
Univ. of Missouri
  • Considering Fall Herbicide Options in Corn and Soybean
  • Diplodia Ear Rot of Corn
  • Discolored Soybean Seed
  • It is Too Early for Fall Anhydrous Ammonia Applications to Corn
  • Prepare Now for Optimum Soybean Production in 2009
  • Managing High Phosphorus Prices
(14 Oct)
Ohio C.O.R.N. Newsletter
The Ohio State Univ.
  • Fertilizer Prices: How Did We Get Here, Where Are We Going, and What You as a Producer Can Do About It?
  • Corn Stover Baling - Phosphorus and Potassium Removal
(13 Oct)
Iowa Integrated Crop Management Newsletter
Iowa State Univ.
  • New Manure Nutrient Management Research Available
  • Fall Tillage Considerations for Soybean Disease Management
  • Fall Frost Effects of Forage
  • Deciding Between Grain and Forage Harvest for Late Maturing Soybeans
  • Deciding Between Grain and Forage Harvest for Late Maturing Corn
(13 Oct)
Where Is the Bottom?
Darrel Good, Univ. of Illinois
(10 Oct)
Corn Stover Baling - Phosphorus and Potassium Removal
Jim Camberato, Purdue Univ.
(10 Oct)
Diplodia Ear Rot PDF-formatted document
Charles Woloshuk and Kiersten Wise, Purdue Univ.
(10 Oct)
Purdue Pest & Crop Newsletter
Purdue Univ.
  • Wheat, Aphids, Disease, and a Warm Fall
  • North Central Weed Science Society and the Midwest Invasive Plant Network Team Up
  • 2008 Ear Rot and Mycotoxin Survey
  • Yield Losses and Harvesting Challenges for Severely Lodged Corn
  • Corn Stover Baling - Phosphorus and Potassium Removal
(8 Oct)
Penn State Field Crop News
Penn. State Univ.
  • It’s Time to Revisit Fall Herbicide Applications for No-Till Corn and Soybean
  • Reducing the Potential of Prussic Acid Poisoning
  • Slug Management in Reduced-Tillage Systems
  • Corn Ear Molds
  • Consider Label Guidelines before Using Milestone or Forefront
(8 Oct)
Ohio C.O.R.N. Newsletter
The Ohio State Univ.
  • Volunteer Corn Issues: Planning for Next Year
  • Sampling Fields for Soybean Cyst Nematode
  • Aphids and Barley Yellow Dwarf
  • Another "Good" Year for Marestail
  • Black Cutworm and Fall Applications of Herbicides
  • Should Fall Herbicide Treatments Be Delayed?
  • Corn Rootworm Control in 2009
(6 Oct)
Iowa Integrated Crop Management Newsletter
Iowa State Univ.
  • Make the Right Tillage Management Decision
  • Seed Quality at Harvest
(6 Oct)
Lack of Confidence in Demand For Corn and Soybeans
Darrel Good, Univ. of Illinois
(4 Oct)
Nebraska Crop Watch Newsletter
Univ. of Nebraska.
  • Fall is Optimum Time to Test for SCN
  • Selecting the Right Aeration Fan for Your Bin
  • Estimating Corn Drying Time
  • Salvaging Green Soybeans for Forage or Green Manure
  • How a Freeze Affects Forages
  • Thistle Control During October
  • Poultry Litter Can Be a Valuable Source of Nitrogen and Phosphorus
(2 Oct)
the Bulletin:
Pest mgmt & crop developmt information for Illinois
Univ. of Illinois
  • 2009 University of Illinois Corn & Soybean Classics
  • A New Educational Conference Under Construction
  • Preliminary Node-Injury Ratings from University of Illinois Rootworm Product Efficacy Trials Near DeKalb, Monmouth, Perry, and Urbana
  • Soybean Aphids in Review
  • Mold in Your Ears? Diplodia and Fusarium Ear Rots
  • Nitrogen for the 2009 Crop
  • Fertilizing the Wheat Crop
  • Harvest Issues in 2008
(1 Oct)
Penn State Field Crop News
Penn. State Univ.
  • Corn Leaf Diseases
  • Alternate Sources of Nitrogen
  • Measuring and Reducing Soybean Harvesting Losses